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Election 2018: Final Results

All votes have been counted as the San Benito County Elections Office releases the official tally for the Nov. 6, 2018 election.

The final results for the Nov. 6 election election are in from the San Benito County Elections Office.

The following local results are from the San Benito County Registrar of Voters and can be seen here in more detail: http://sbcvote.us/registrar-of-voters/results-november-2018/.

Results at the state level are from the California Secretary of State’s office and can be seen here in more detail: https://vote.sos.ca.gov. Please note that our updated results do not include all state races.

 

LOCAL

Precincts Reported: 51 of 51 (100 percent)

Ballots Cast: 20,592 of 30,162 (68.27 percent)

 

Hollister Mayor

Ignacio Velazquez: 5,785 votes (53.42 percent)

Gordon A. Machado: 3,458 votes (31.93 percent)

Keith D Snow: 1,587 votes (14.65 percent)

Hollister City Council District 2

Rolan Resendiz: 1,452 votes (65.91 percent)

Mickie Solorio Luna: 751 votes (34.09 percent)

Hollister City Council District 3

Honor Spencer: 1,262 votes (44.91 percent)

Elia Salinas: 893 votes (31.78 percent)

Raul Escareno: (655 votes) 23.31 percent)

Hollister City Council District 4

Marty Richman: 1,731 votes (59.24 percent)

Salvador Mora: 1,191 votes (40.76 percent)

Hollister City Treasurer

Anietra Gomez: 8,640 votes (100 percent)

San Juan Bautista City Council (Three Seats)

Cesar E. Flores: 388 votes (26.72 percent)

Leslie Q Jordan: 349 votes (24.04 percent)

Mary Vazquez Edge: 309 votes (21.28 percent)

Harold Furtado Gomes: 263 votes (18.11 percent)

Write-in: 143 votes (9.85 percent)

  • Jacqueline T. Morris-Lopez: 131 votes (9.02 percent)
  • Maggie Bilich: 12 votes (0.83 percent)

San Juan Bautista City Clerk

Laura Cent: 479 votes (100 percent)

San Benito County Supervisor District 3

Peter D. Hernandez, Jr: 1,823 votes (55.80 percent)

Patricia Loe: 1,444 votes (44.20 percent)

San Benito County Supervisor District 4

Jim Gillio: 3,392 votes (73.68 percent)

Jerry Muenzer: 1,212 votes (26.32 percent)

Superior Court Judge No. 2

Jose "Omar" Rodriguez: 10,471 votes (57.30 percent)

Gregory Michael LaForge: 7,803 votes (42.70 percent)

San Benito Health Care District Zone 2

Josie F. Sanchez: 1,415 votes (40.71 percent)

Frank Barragan: 1,122 votes (32.28 percent)

Ross Blasingame: 939 votes (27.01 percent)

San Benito Health Care District Zone 4

Mary Casillas: 2,730 votes (62.10 percent)

Jason Noble: 1,136 votes (25.84 percent)

Don Winn: 374 votes (8.51 percent)

Ann Christin Ross: 156 votes (3.55 percent)

San Benito County Water District Division 4

Doug Williams: 2,929 votes (67.41 percent)

Robert Gilchrist Huenemann: 1,416 votes (32.59 percent)

Gavilan Joint Community College District Trustee Area 5

Jeanie Wallace: 4,195 votes (60.83 percent)

Richard A. Perez Sr: 2,701 votes (39.17 percent)

Gavilan Joint Community College District Trustee Area 7

Irma C Gonzalez: 3,481 votes (44.92 percent)

Michael Alcorn: 3,080 votes (39.75 percent)

Jason Hopkins (withdrawn from race but still on ballot): 1,188 votes (15.33 percent)

Hollister School District (Three Seats)

Carla Torres-DeLuna: 6,652 votes (23.87 percent)

Stephen Kain: 5,519 votes (19.80 percent)

Jan Grist: 5,121 votes (18.38 percent)

Patricia (Pat) Moore: 4,760 votes (17.08 percent)

Roxanne Stephens: 2,960 votes (10.62 percent)

Brande Barrett: 2,857 votes (10.25 percent)

North County Joint School District (Two Seats)

San Benito County:

  • Cindy King: 754 votes (42.10 percent)
  • Ted Brian Zanella: 674 votes (37.63 percent)
  • Eduardo Navarro: 363 votes (20.27 percent)

Santa Clara County:

  • Cindy King: 28 votes (42.42 percent)
  • Ted Brian Zanella: 23 votes (34.85 percent)
  • Eduardo Navarro: 15 votes (22.73 percent)

Measure G - San Benito County Roads, Transportation Safety and Investment Plan Transactions and Use Tax

(2/3 majority needed to pass)

Yes: 13,861 votes (69.77 percent)

No: 6,007 votes (30.23 percent)

Measure H - San Benito County Business License Tax

(50 percent +1 needed to pass)

Yes: 10,044 votes (51.98 percent)

No: 9,279 votes (48.02 percent)

Measure I - San Juan Bautista Cannabis Ordinance

(50 percent +1 needed to pass)

Yes: 444 votes (65.39 percent)

No: 235 votes (34.61 percent)

Measure Q - South Monterey County Joint Union High School District Student Safety/Repair Measure

(55 percent needed to pass)

San Benito County:

  • No: 43 votes (74.14 percent)
  • Yes: 15 votes (25.86 percent)

Monterey County:

  • Yes: 3,612 votes (60.38 percent)
  • No: 2,370 votes (39.62 percent)

Measure R - South Monterey County Joint Union High School District Academic/Vocational Classroom Improvement Measure

(55 percent needed to pass)

San Benito County:

  • No: 41 votes (70.69 percent)
  • Yes: 17 votes (29.31 percent)

Monterey County:

  • Yes: 3,643 votes (60.96 percent)
  • No: 2,333 votes (29.04 percent)

Measure X - Gavilan College Affordable Education/Job Training/College Transfer/Veterans Support Measure

(55 percent needed to pass) 

San Benito County:

  • Yes: 10,167 votes (54.02 percent)
  • No: 8,655 votes (45.98 percent)

Santa Clara County:

  • Yes: 26,747 votes (62.46 percent)
  • No: 16,076 votes (37.54 percent)

STATE / CONGRESSIONAL

US Congress District 20

Jimmy Panetta: 179,150 votes (81.3 percent)

Ronald Paul Kabat: 41,340 votes (18.7 percent)

State Senator District 12

Anna Caballero: 105,261 votes (53.8 percent)

Rob Poythress: 90,271 votes (46.2 percent)

Member of State Assembly District 30

Robert Rivas: 82,266 votes (68.1 percent)

Neil G. Kitchens: 38,554 votes (31.9 percent)

 

 

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I want to take this opportunity to thank all the voters in Hollister District 4 who took the time and effort to express their preference by voting - a whopping 69 percent of the registered voters.  It shows that Hollister District 4 voters care about their city government.  I also want to give a special than you to those who selected me to represent them.  I will represent all the constituents to the best of my ability no matter who they had for a personal preference.  As of now I'm keeping my campaign email box open so you can contact me, ElectMarty@charter.net  Please try to keep each email to one subject so I can file them and get you a response; I have a staff of 1, myself.

Best regards, Merry Xmas, happy holidays,

Marty Richman

Marty I am glad you won and I very much look forward to working with you. Happy holidays to you and your family. 

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